Category: Articles/Interview

Articles & Interviews on power sector covering latest issues, market analysis, views and opinions.

A powerful move

The government’s decision to offer 10 coal mines for auction could be the first step in meeting a long-standing requirement of the country’s energy sector. The opening up of the coal sector to new...

National smart grid mission in line with emerging reality

Around the globe, electricity generation, transmission and the distribution landscape have been rapidly changing. The emergence of multiple sources of power, including renewable sources like solar and wind, enforces changes to the age-old practice...

Role of EVs in achieving solar power dreams

India has set itself an ambitious target of reaching 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, of which 160 GW is from solar and wind power. This translates to 30% of India’s total...

The tyranny of energy uncertainty

Two states, pioneers in renewable energy, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan, were in the news recently for contrasting reasons, and neither was about tariffs. One set a new national record for renewable energy capacity dispatched,...

Route to Improving Rechargeable Lithium Batteries

Most of today’s lithium-ion batteries, which power everything from cars to phones, use a liquid as the electrolyte between two electrodes. Using a solid electrolyte instead could offer major advantages for both safety and...

Power demand up, but engines aren’t humming

The demand for electricity is stronger this fiscal, with coal consumption rising even in July, when hydro power flooded the market. But the generation till July, which grew by a mere 4 per cent...

New Delhi: CleanMax Solar, one of the biggest solar-rooftop firms in India, has recently bagged a Rs 700 crore investment from US-based private equity firm Warburg Pincus. In a conversation with ETEnergyworld, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)...